Photo Story: Cobra Gold 2020 military exercise in Thailand

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US Marines take position during amphibious assault training as part of the Cobra Gold 2020 joint military exercise at a military base in Sattahip, Chonburi province, Thailand.

Cobra Gold is an annual military exercise held in Thailand, by the Royal Thai Armed Forces and the United States Pacific Command (USPACOM), the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia.

This year the seven main participating countries are Thailand, the USA, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia and South Korea.

China and India will participate in the civic-action components of the exercise.

Cobra Gold 2020 military exercise, in Thailand
US Marines take position during amphibious assault training as part of the Cobra Gold 2020 joint military exercise . EPA-EFE/NARONG SANGNAK

The Cobra Gold 2020 lasts until 06 March 2020 with more than 9,600 participants from 29 countries from around the world.

Cobra Gold 2020 military exercise, in Thailand
US Marines take position during amphibious assault training as part of the Cobra Gold 2020 joint military exercise at a military base in Sattahip, Chonburi province, Thailand. EPA-EFE/NARONG SANGNAK
Cobra Gold 2020 military exercise, in Thailand
US Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV) take part in amphibious assault training during the Cobra Gold 2020 joint military exercise at a military base in Sattahip, Chonburi province, Thailand. EPA-EFE/NARONG SANGNAK
Cobra Gold 2020 military exercise, in Thailand
Military personnel from the US Marines and Royal Thai Navy take part in amphibious assault training during the Cobra Gold 2020 joint military exercise at a military base in Sattahip, Chonburi province, Thailand EPA-EFE/NARONG SANGNAK
Cobra Gold 2020 military exercise, in Thailand
Thai soldiers carry a mock casualty on a stretcher during amphibious assault training as part of the Cobra Gold 2020 joint military exercise. EPA-EFE/NARONG SANGNAK

 

Photos: EPA-EFE/NARONG SANGNAK

 

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